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Healthy Mother Healthy Future Programme for Nepalese communities | The Asian Network Incorporated (TANI)

Healthy Babies' Healthy Futures (HBHF) is a free eating-well and moving-more programme funded by the Ministry of Health (MoH). For the April to June 2023 season, the programme will focus on the Nepalese community with Nutrition workshops and a five-week Healthy Lifestyle Challenge. The programme will be giving away $5,000 in grocery vouchers and prizes.

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83rd Edition

This edition promotes the World Health Organisation Report showcasing 49 country case examples illustrating positive steps taken by various countries towards better health outcomes for the one billion people on the move. It also reports on news relating to the Asian Family Services Journey to Independence and free upcoming webinars, and the free mental health and addiction training programme.

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Winners of June 2021 eCALD Anniversary Prizes

Congratulations to the June 2021 winners!!

Winners of May 2021 eCALD Anniversary Prizes

Congratulations to the May 2021 winners!!

Free antenatal classes for Indian and Chinese families: Auckland & Hamilton

Parents Centre is hosting and facilitating free antenatal classes for Indian and Chinese families to equip them with knowledge and skills for birthing and parenting which include pregnancy, labour, breastfeeding, looking after a baby and parenting.

Immigration NZ update: Refugee Quota Programme

Immigration NZ is planning to resettle 750-1,000 individuals in 2021/2022, under the Refugee Quota Programme.

Young Korean Kiwis Speak Out: Mental Wellbeing Matters (Part 1 of 2) video resource

Asian Family Services (AFS) have produced and made available a useful video resource giving viewers insights from Young Korean Kiwis about their life stories living in Aotearoa New Zealand. The conversation broadly covers various topics such as intergenerational gap, mental health as a teenager and more. 


Winners of April 2021 eCALD Anniversary Prizes

Congratulations to the April 2021 winners!!

Best Practice Guidelines: Communicating with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities

The Community Languages Information Network Group (CLING) is an inter-agency network established to advocate for improving communication with CALD communities, following the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010-11.

Wellbeing Guides in Multiple Languages

Yellow Brick Road (previously known as Supporting Families in Mental Illness) provides services for families of people experiencing mental illness.

Winners of March 2021 eCALD Anniversary Prizes

Congratulations to the March 2021 winners!!

ACMA Conference 2021: Overcoming Barriers to Asian Health

The Auckland Chinese Medical Association (ACMA) 2021 Conference has a fantastic range of keynote and session speakers presenting topics outlining pertinent issues and ways to improve Asian health through tackling barriers.

Project Connect - International Student Online Resources | Asian Family Services

'Project Connect - International Student Online Resources' is an initiative led by Asian Family Services and funded by the Ministry of Education's International Student Wellbeing Strategy. As a result of this project, AFS have produced and launched a series of online resources for international students on March 2021.


PADA 2021 Asian Perinatal Mental Health Seminar | June 2021

Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Aotearoa (PADA) is hosting their upcoming 24 June 2021 Asian Perinatal Mental Health in-person seminar. The seminar will cover the general emotional wellbeing and care of Asian women during the perinatal period, in particular, the unique challenges and strengths faced by Asian women and systemic issues surrounding Asian women accessing care.